Awards & Advancement

Mannkind executive chairman Alfred Mann steps down

Friday, February 19, 2016

Alfred E. Mann has resigned as executive chairman and as a board member of MannKind, effective immediately. MannKind named Kent Kresa as chairman of the board and also named Mann as chairman emeritus of MannKind. Mann will continue to advise the company as an employee in a non-executive capacity. 

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Tocagen appoints Wood VP, regulatory affairs and quality assurance

Friday, February 19, 2016

Tocagen, a clinical-stage, cancer-selective gene therapy company, has named John Wood vice president of regulatory affairs and quality assurance. Wood holds more than 20 years of regulatory affairs experience focusing on first-in-class drugs for diseases with high unmet need. While at IDEC Pharmaceuticals, he played a leading role, in close collaboration with Genentech, in the first regulatory approval of RITUXAN for the treatment of immune system B-cell malignancies.

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IntelGenx creates scientific advisory board

Friday, February 5, 2016

IntelGenx has created a scientific advisory board with the engagement of Dr. Ludwig Aigner and Dr. Barry Greenberg. Dr. Horst G. Zerbe will act as the chairman and Nadine Paiement (vice president, R&D) will serve as vice-chair of the scientific advisory board. 

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Laura Donohue joins BRANY’s IRB team

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Laura Donohue has joined Biomedical Research Alliance of New York (BRANY), a national organization providing support services to sponsors and investigators involved in research, as IRB supervisor. She will work with BRANY’s central, AAHRPP-accredited IRB.

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CRF Health appoints Claudine Paccio SVP

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

CRF Health, a global provider of eCOA solutions for the life sciences industry, announces the appointment of Claudine Paccio as the company’s senior vice president, Delivery Services. Paccio will head-up client delivery and development activities at CRF Health, where she will provide leadership, structure and processes to enhance the delivery of the company’s services and solutions to its rapidly growing customer base.

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